14 Foolproof Ways to Lower Your Living Expenses
Want that great deal for upgraded Internet and all the move channels? What's another $23 a month? Problem is, before you know it you're sinking in bills and your monthly payments have become a burden. Here are 14 ways to lower your monthly nut and get back to stress-free living.
New Disclosure Rules Impact Condominiums
Residential real estate has changed as of this month. There are new contract forms for Maryland and the District, and the new mortgage disclosure rules issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau are now in effect. And there even is new terminology. A lender is now a creditor and the borrower/buyer is a consumer. The initial Truth in Lending statement and Good Faith Estimate we have used for a number of years has been replaced with the Loan Estimate. And the old-faithful HUD-1 (the settlement statement) has been discarded in favor of a "Closing Disclosure".
EXCLUSIVE: Realogy to launch new CRM, websitesThe nation's largest real estate holding company partnered with Austin-based startup OJO to build a CRM and consumer-facing website that fits into its open-architecture tech ecosystem....Read More
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Compass shuffles support staff, anticipates dozens of layoffsA Compass source told Inman the company still has no current plans for an IPO, although it's not off the table....Read More
DC area’s priciest home just sold for record-breaking $45MThe Northern Virginia estate was formerly owned by late AOL co-founder James Kimsey....Read More
Palm Springs MLS brings back Vesta Plus amid member demandMembers of the Palm Springs Regional Association of Realtors will now get to choose between two software providers....Read More
EXp agent ‘will be dealt with’ after insensitive Kobe Bryant jokeHours after Kobe Bryant’s death, eXp agent Baha Nabulsi joked about the athlete's Realtor in a now-deleted post on the Facebook group Real Estate Mastermind....Read More